Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Left Hand and Arm Swelling and Left Hand Swollen 12 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 12 conditions that can cause Left Hand and Arm Swelling and Left Hand Swollen.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Left Hand and Arm Swelling and Left Hand Swollen.
  1. Cellulitis
  2. Wound Infection
There is 1 somewhat common condition that can cause Left Hand and Arm Swelling and Left Hand Swollen.
  1. Staph Infections
There are 3 uncommon conditions that can cause Left Hand and Arm Swelling and Left Hand Swollen.
  1. Forearm Fracture
  2. Osteomyelitis
  3. Vascular Injuries
There are 6 rare conditions that can cause Left Hand and Arm Swelling and Left Hand Swollen.
  1. Compartment Syndrome
  2. Galeazzi Fracture
  3. Monteggia Fracture
  4. Polycythemia Vera
  5. Post Mastectomy Arm Swelling
  6. Pulmonary Embolism

Last Updated: Aug 27, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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